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LightWave 3D Group Offers $695 LightWave 11.6 Crossgrade to 2D and 3D Artists
News: LightWave 3D Group Offers $695 LightWave 11.6 Crossgrade to 2D and 3D ArtistsAdd the powerful, Easy-To-Use Modeling, Rendering and Animation Tools in Lightwave 3D to any Creative Pipeline at an Exclusive Price
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is offering a $695 (USD) crossgrade price for a full license of LightWave 11.6 software to current owners of other 2D and 3D software programs—a savings of $800 over the current $1495 (USD) retail price of LightWave. The $695 crossgrade offer is set to end September 30, 2014.
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LightWave 3D Group Offers the Ultimate Creativity Bundle Featuring LightWave 11.6 and OctaneRender 2.0 Software
News: LightWave 3D Group Offers the Ultimate Creativity Bundle Featuring LightWave 11.6 and OctaneRender 2.0 SoftwareTeams with OTOY to save 3D artists and designers up to $500 by pairing leading 3D modeling, rendering and animation software with a high-performance GPU-based rendering program
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced the Ultimate 3D Bundle, a special promotion pairing a new license of LightWave 11.6 with OTOY’s OctaneRender 2.0 software for the price of $1595, a combined savings of up to $500. Registered users of LightWave 10 or earlier can save up to $300 when upgrading to the bundle, which is priced at $995. The Ultimate Creativity Bundle is set to end September 30, 2014.
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Swimming with the "Sharks in Sharknado 2: The Second One"
News: Swimming with the "Sharks in Sharknado 2: The Second One"The Creative Team at The Asylum Turns to LightWave 3D Software to Deliver 99% of the Visual Effects for the Sequel to the Syfy Network’s Popular Sharknado Franchise
When actors, chainsaws, and shark-filled tornadoes come together onscreen, it’s television magic. Such is the case with "Sharknado 2: The Second One," which delivers even more excitement than the original "Sharknado" of 2013.
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Clockwork VFX Heads Into Battle for Hasbro’s Cinematic :90 CG Animated "Transformers Battle Masters" Spot
News: Clockwork VFX Heads Into Battle for Hasbro’s Cinematic :90 CG Animated "Transformers Battle Masters" SpotVisual Effects/Animation Studio Handles Ambitious Assignment Inspired By Classic Boxing Movies
It’s a familiar ‘against-all-odds’ story about a scrappy boxer from the street who gets his one shot at the championship. Only this time it’s Transformer arch-enemies Megatron and Optimus Prime battling in the ring in this new, 3D animated epic boxing ad from animation/visual effects houseClockwork VFX for the new "Transformers Battle Masters" game and agency UPROAR!, New York. This hugely ambitious :90 spot, which began airing in May represents a significant creative accomplishment for the nine-year-old creative studio.
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LightWave 3D Group and Sketchfab Create a Free Plug-in to Interactively Share and Publish 3D Models Online
News: LightWave 3D Group and Sketchfab Create a Free Plug-in to Interactively Share and Publish 3D Models OnlineNew Plug-In for LightWave 3D Software Creates a Seamless Path for Content Creators To Export 3D Models to the Sketchfab Web Platform
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., has teamed up with Sketchfab Inc. to deliver a free plug-in for LightWave 3D software version 11.5 or higher that seamlessly exports 3D models from LightWave to Sketchfab, a popular online web platform that allows users to publish, share, embed, and view interactive 3D models in real time.
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LightWave 3D Group Teams Up with “Space Command” Creators to Launch the Ultimate 3D Spaceship Challenge
News: LightWave 3D Group Teams Up with “Space Command” Creators to Launch the Ultimate 3D Spaceship ChallengeThe LightWave 3D Space Command Challenge is on! Design Spaceships in LightWave3D Software for a Chance to be Featured with Full Screen Credits in the Upcoming Space Command Movie
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today it has teamed up with Marc Scott Zicree’s "Space Command" franchise to deliver the ultimate sci-fi challenge to the LightWave 3D community—The LightWave 3D "Space Command" Challenge. Artists will have the opportunity to design spaceships that will be featured in the upcoming "Space Command" movie—winning artists will receive full screen credits and an invitation to be top-level modelers on the “Space Command” project. The deadline for the competition is July 31, 2014. Winning designs will be announced August 2014.
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LightWave 3D SIGGRAPH 2014 Live Stream Call for Content
The LightWave 3D Group is gearing up for its SIGGRAPH 2014 Live Stream and is looking to feature video, tutorials, demo reels, project and interview of 3D artists and studios using LightWave 3D software. Deadline for submissions is June 19, 2014.
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XOR Media Selects Matrox DSX LE3 SDI Card to Power MediaServer G
New Video Playout and Branding Server is Ideal for Television Broadcast, Content Production, Live Entertainment and Sports Applications
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer, XOR Media has exclusively chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 multi-channel SDI card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the I/O and mixing engine for its new MediaServer G broadcast video server.
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Free 30-Day Full Feature Trial of ChronoSculpt Time-Based Sculpting Software Now Available
News: Free 30-Day Full Feature Trial of ChronoSculpt Time-Based Sculpting Software Now AvailableOffers 3D Artists Time-Based Content Sculpting and Correction of Cache Animation and Dynamic Simulations From 3Ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Softimage, Modo, and Cinema 4D Software
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a free 30-day full feature trial version of ChronoSculpt software is now available for download at chronosculpt.com. Chronosculpt offers an intuitive way for artists using any professional 3D modeling and animation software on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems to create content with custom morph targets or fluidly sculpt animation performances over time.
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LightWave 3D Group Offers Educational Pricing for NevronMotion Plugin for LightWave 11.6
News: LightWave 3D Group Offers Educational Pricing for NevronMotion Plugin for LightWave 11.6Robust Microsoft Kinect-Based Mocap and Retargeting System Easily Captures, Adjusts and Retargets Motion to 3D objects and Characters in LightWave 11.6 3D Software
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a new educational pricing program for NevronMotion™, motion capture and retargeting software for LightWave 11.6 on Windows. Qualifying students and educators can now take advantage of the full-feature version of NevronMotion for the special price of $99 (USD); regularly priced at $299 (USD).
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LightWave 3D Group Offers Softimage Artists Special $495 Crossgrade Price for LightWave 11.6 Software
Invites Current Softimage Artists to Adopt LightWave 3D Modeling, Animation and Rendering Software at an Exclusive Price Point
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a special program for current Autodesk Softimage software users to “Join the Rebellion” and move to a full seat of LightWave 11.6 software for the special crossgrade price of $495 (USD).
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OTOY’s acclaimed OctaneRender™ Software Now Free for Students
Technology Used By The World’s Best Professional Artists, Animators, and Designers Now Available at No Cost to Emerging Talents
Cloud graphics pioneer, OTOY Inc., today announced that its renowned 3D rendering software, OctaneRender™, along with OctaneRender™ plugins for Blender™ and Autodesk’s 3ds MAX® and shortly, Maya®, are now free for students. The move puts the same cutting-edge software that’s used by hundreds of thousands of professional artists, animators, and designers, in the hands of today’s up-and-coming talents at no cost if purchased using a .edu email address.
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New HDR Light Studio Live Connection Plug-in Offers Real-Time Creation and Editing of HDRI Maps in LightWave 3D
Advanced plug-in Software for LightWave 3D Takes Advantage of the Viewport Preview Renderer to Offer Real-Time Lighting Sessions and Instant Feedback of HDRI maps
Software developers continue to create powerful new enhancements that complement the features of LightWave 3D software. The newest to market is HDR Light Studio Live Connection, from the developers at HDR Light Studio, which offers real-time lighting sessions for the creation of HDRI maps with instant feedback in the LightWave Viewport Preview Renderer (VPR).
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LightWave 3D Group Congratulates “Space Shuttle Atlantis” 2014 Visual Effects Society Winners
Artists Rely on LightWave 3D Software in the Pipeline to Deliver Stunning Visual Effects and CG for Kennedy Space Center Special Venue Project
Experiencing the Kennedy Space Center’s “Space Shuttle Atlantis” exhibit for the first time can be captivating, but add to it an immersive experience filled with computer graphics and animation, and you’re heading toward mind-blowing realism.
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Educational Pricing Now Available for ChronoSculpt Time-Based Content Sculpting Software
News: Educational Pricing Now Available for ChronoSculpt Time-Based Content Sculpting SoftwareDelivers powerful time-based content sculpting and correction of cache animation and dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, XSI, LightWave 3D, Modo, Cinema 4D software and more
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a new ChronoSculpt educational pricing program that offers the full version of ChronoSculpt to qualifying students and educators for the special price of $149 (USD); ChronoSculpt is regularly priced at $399 (USD).
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LightWave 3D Group Congratulates Shuhei Morita of Sunrise Inc. for “Possessions” 2014 Academy Award Nomination
News: LightWave 3D Group Congratulates Shuhei Morita of Sunrise Inc. for “Possessions” 2014 Academy Award NominationTalented artists rely on LightWave 3D software to create the stunning visuals and animation for 2014 Oscar® contender
Known throughout Japan as “Tsukomo,” the animated short film “Possessions” continues to capture the attention of audiences worldwide, including perhaps the ultimate audience—the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences—which has nominated “Possessions” for a 2014 Academy Award® in the category of Animated Short Film. “Possessions” is part of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace omnibus project that brings together top creators at the leading edge of animation.
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LightWave 3D Group Announces Special $995 Holiday Pricing for LightWave 11.6 Software
News: LightWave 3D Group Announces Special $995 Holiday Pricing for LightWave 11.6 SoftwareLimited time pricing saves artists $500 on a full version or $200 on an upgrade and opens the door for greater flexibility in end-to-end 3D production
Created by artists for artists, the recently released LightWave 11.6 offers many new ways for artists and designers to model, animate, capture, retarget, and input and output to 3D. The special $995 (US) price, which will be offered through November 2013 and possibly into December 2013, makes LightWave accessible to all artists and designers who need a powerful end-to-end production pipeline. Current LightWave customers with LightWave 10 or earlier can upgrade to LightWave 11.6 for $495 (US).
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LightWave 11.6 and NevronMotion Final Releases Now Available
News: LightWave 11.6 and NevronMotion Final Releases Now AvailableOffers Advanced Previsualization, Production And 3D Printing Tools In Lightwave 11.6; Nevronmotion Plug-In For The Microsoft Kinect Camera Captures And Retargets Motion In Lightwave 11.6
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced the final release of LightWave 11.6 software for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering is now available worldwide. Also announced today is the final release of the NevronMotion plug-in for LightWave 11.6, which uses the Microsoft Kinect camera to capture motion in real time for retargeting to 3D or live-performance characters. NevronMotion also simplifies retargeting data from standard motion capture files directly into the LightWave interface.
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ChronoSculpt Software Final Release Now Available
News: ChronoSculpt Software Final Release Now AvailableDelivers powerful time-based sculpting of geometry cache animation and error correction for cached dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, XSI, LightWave 3D, Modo, Cinema 4D software and more
ChronoSculpt™ software introduces a new concept of error correction to the animation pipeline—sculpting over time. The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced the final release of ChronoSculpt is now available worldwide.
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LightWave 3D: Creating a Superhero’s Challenging Past
News: LightWave 3D: Creating a Superhero’s Challenging PastLost Hero: The Search for Dr. Obsidian moves toward final release with LightWave 3D software powering the production pipeline
Superheroes are conceived for the realm of myth and might. This is especially true for the masked character Dr. Obsidian, a comic-book hero created by Mark Kochinski in hopes of captivating movie audiences.
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Meet the Jedi Knights of SyFy’s "Defiance"
News: Meet the Jedi Knights of SyFy’s "Defiance"LightWave helps Defiance CG artists create everything from virtual environments to Hellbugs for the popular Syfy channel series
In a darkened studio on the Universal lot, a small, tight knit group of CG artists created 1,100 visual effects scenes—including 3D creatures, exotic flora, and virtual environments—for the first season of the Syfy series "Defiance."
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iPi Soft Helps We Are Formation Score With ‘Take On Blake’ Facebook Game For Kia Optima
News: iPi Soft Helps We Are Formation Score With ‘Take On Blake’ Facebook Game For Kia OptimaLondon-Based Design Animation Studio Uses Leading Markerless Motion Capture Solution To Create Realistic Slam Dunks And Other Basketball Moves
Los Angeles Clippers star forward Blake Griffin may be known for his impressive slam-dunk ability, but to capture those skills in 3D animation London design/animation studio We Are Formationturned to iPi Motion Capture to provide a layer of authenticity to Take On Blake – a Facebook game for automaker KIA’s Optima that allows players to create their own animated avatar and compete in a slam dunk contest against the NBA star.
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Online Game Developer Kingslsle Entertainment Taps Clockwork VFX For 3D Animated ‘Wizard101’ And ‘Pirate101’ Ads
News: Online Game Developer Kingslsle Entertainment Taps Clockwork VFX  For 3D Animated ‘Wizard101’ And ‘Pirate101’ AdsVisual Effects/Animation Studio Takes Hollywood Blockbuster Trailer Approach To New Online Games
Take the imaginative characters found in the popular online games Pirate101 and Wizard101 and add a healthy dose of Hollywood trailer spectacle and you have the stunning launch spots created by the visual effects/CG animation studio Clockwork VFX for popular game developer KingsIsle Entertainment, Plano, TX, and agency Uproar!
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NevronMotion Transforms Mocap in LightWave 11.6
News: NevronMotion Transforms Mocap in LightWave 11.6Powerful new cost-effective Microsoft Kinect based motion retargeting system allows users to easily capture, adjust and retarget motion to 3D objects and characters
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today unveiled NevronMotion™, an exciting new motion capture retargeting software for LightWave 11.6 that supports the popular Microsoft Kinect camera. With NevronMotion, artists and animators can quickly and easily capture, adjust and retarget motion data to 3D models inside LightWave.
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ChronoSculpt is a Game Changer for 3D Sculpting
News: ChronoSculpt is a Game Changer for 3D SculptingBrings revolutionary time-based cache sculpting to all 3D software pipelines
Interactive 3D sculpting software has forever changed the way 3D modelers, texture artists and designers create and manipulate CG content. ChronoSculpt™ from the LightWave 3D® Group, introduces sculpting over time, a revolutionary way to review and correct cache animation and dynamic simulation using time-based sculpting tools. Its flexible interface supports leading file formats for all professional 3D software programs, including LightWave 3D®, Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya, Luxology Modo, and Maxon Cinema 4D.
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LightWave 3D Group Unveils LightWave 11.6
News: LightWave 3D Group Unveils LightWave 11.6Artists and designers can animate in new ways, streamline real-time and stereo virtual production, previsualization and game development, support 3D printing, and more
The LightWave 3D®Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced new features in LightWave 11.6, the newest version of its award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software for artists and designers. LightWave 11.6 software offers modeling, rigging, animation, effects, dynamics, and near limitless render nodes in an award-winning integrated LightWave render engine—providing studios and artists with everything they need to create an affordable and powerful end-to-end production pipeline.
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eyeon Production Pipeline (EPP) – Open Source Workflow Independence
News: eyeon Production Pipeline (EPP) – Open Source Workflow IndependenceLeading VFX and Broadcast software developer, eyeon Software, announced today the shipping release of EPP, eyeon’s latest solution to drive production efficiencies and productivity.
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Dive Provides Visual Effects For Summer Blockbuster “After Earth”
News: Dive Provides Visual Effects For Summer Blockbuster “After Earth”The visual effects team at DIVE -- a division of ShootersINC, which specializes in visual effects and picture finishing for feature films, television shows and commercials – was among a select group of visual effects studios chosen to provide visual effects for Director M. Night Shyamalan’s newest feature film, “AFTER EARTH.” Starring Jaden Smith and Will Smith, the film premieres in theaters nationwide on Friday, May 31st.
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3DGarage.com Delivers New "LightWave 3D v11.5 Up to Speed” Training Video
News: 3DGarage.com Delivers New "LightWave 3D v11.5 Up to Speed” Training VideoHighlights Robust New Features in More than Four Hours of Instructional Video
3D Garage.com™, a worldwide producer of instructional training videos for 3D modeling and digital content creation, announced today its new “LightWave 11.5 Up to Speed” instructional training video from Dan Ablan is now available.
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The Day Dragons Attacked the World
News: The Day Dragons Attacked the WorldRogue State turns to LightWave 11.5 3D software to conquer CG dragons and220 visual effects shots for Dracano
In Dracano, a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Northwest spews lava, steam and fire—along with eggs that hatch ancient, menacing, winged dragons that prey on man. Since similar volcanic eruptions in Russia, Japan, and other “Ring of Fire” regions are also releasing these menacing creatures into the world, scientists fear they are witnessing the start of a global dragon apocalypse.
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LightWave 11.5 Streamlines Broadcast and Motion Graphics with New Adobe After Effects Interchange
News: LightWave 11.5 Streamlines Broadcast and Motion Graphics with New Adobe After Effects InterchangePowerful new features give artists greater flexibility when working with 2D and 3D elements
At NAB 2013 (booth SL4610), the LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is demonstrating its new LightWave 11.5 3D modeling and animation software, including the new After Effects Interchange feature and workflow enhancements for broadcast and motion graphics.
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LightWave 3D Group Unveils Architectural Design Bundle
News: LightWave 3D Group Unveils Architectural Design BundleOffers everything designers need for3D visualization with industry-leading modeling, rendering and animation tools
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a new Architectural Design Bundle that couples LightWave 11.5 3D modeling, animation and rendering software with WTools3D’s LWCAD 4.5 CAD tools for LightWave. The bundle includes a powerful set of features that architects, set designers and interior designers can use to cost-effectively create professional 3D visualization and animation for the most demanding design projects.
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LightWave 11.5 Now Available
News: LightWave 11.5 Now AvailableEnhances 3D creativity with new Soft Body Bullet Dynamics, After Effects integration, Interactive Modeling Tools, Genoma character rigging system and much more
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today LightWave 11.5, the newest version of its award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software for artists and designers, is now available for purchase at http://www.lightwave3d.com. A no-charge upgrade to LightWave 11.5 is available to all registered LightWave 11 customers via the LightWave 3D website.
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LightWave 3D Helps Deploy “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome”
News: LightWave 3D Helps Deploy “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome”NBCUniversal’s visual effects artists use LightWave 3D software to create stunning visuals for the highly-anticipated sci-fi series
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is a new science-fiction drama from NBCUniversal premiering tonight on Machinima Prime’s YouTube channel for 10 episodes until February 2013 when Syfy, a division of NBCUniversal, is expected to televise the pilot and also offer it on DVD, Blue-Ray, On Demand, and digital download. Throughout the history of the Battlestar Galactica franchise, LightWave 3D® software has been a constant in the show’s production pipeline for everything from otherworldly atmospheres to earth-shattering visual effects. Blood & Chrome continues the tradition, adding Cylon robots, snake creatures, and more than 20 sets constructed entirely in LightWave 3D.
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New “DR0NE” Series for YouTube YOMYOMF Network Created with LightWave 11 Virtual Production Tools
News: New “DR0NE” Series for YouTube YOMYOMF Network Created with LightWave 11 Virtual Production ToolsOrigami Digital delivers feature film-level visual effects for new web series with Virtual Studio Tools in LightWave 11 3D modeling and animation software
War drone technology has advanced and a new weapon has been unleashed - a humanoid drone that is stronger and faster than any soldier. But in the aftermath of a mysterious incident, a damaged battle drone is forced to go on the run with its programmer to try and take down their corrupt commander.
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LightWave 3D Group Brings Real-Time Virtual Production Tools to Everyone
Industry-first real-time performance and data capture with Playstation Move device in LightWave 11.5 demonstrated at SIGGRAPH 2012; additional virtual studio tools in development
The LightWave® 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today it is making virtual production available to everyone with LightWave® 11.5’s Virtual Studio Tools, which offer real-time performance capture for virtual cameras, character puppeteering, and virtual lighting tools. Demonstrated publicly for the first time at SIGGRAPH 2012, actors used five individual Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Move controllers concurrently to capture and play back live performance in real-time using LightWave 11.5 Virtual Studio Tools.
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LightWave 3D Group Brings Real-Time Virtual Production Tools to Everyone
Industry-first real-time performance and data capture with Playstation Move device in LightWave 11.5 demonstrated at SIGGRAPH 2012; additional virtual studio tools in development
The LightWave® 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today it is making virtual production available to everyone with LightWave® 11.5’s Virtual Studio Tools, which offer real-time performance capture for virtual cameras, character puppeteering, and virtual lighting tools. Demonstrated publicly for the first time at SIGGRAPH 2012, actors used five individual Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Move controllers concurrently to capture and play back live performance in real-time using LightWave 11.5 Virtual Studio Tools.
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LightWave 3D Group Reveals LightWave 11.5
New Genoma rigging system for Modeler, soft-body Bullet Dynamics, modeling enhancements and interchange support for After Effects and GoZ FiberMesh create a robust end-to-end pipeline
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today LightWave 11.5, a powerful new edition of its Emmy® Award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. A complete 3D pipeline, LightWave 11.5 includes many new features to streamline productivity, including a new Genoma character animation and rigging system for Modeler, predator and prey flocking, Instancing, soft-body Bullet Dynamics, interchange support for Adobe After Effects and Pixologic’s GoZ Fiber Mesh, major workflow enhancements, and more.
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The LightWave 3D Group Appoints Dominick Spina Vice President Worldwide Sales and Marketing
Former NVIDIA senior product manager for digital media and film to expand global reach through strategic sales, marketing and product development initiatives
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today Dominick Spina has joined the company as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing of the newly formed LightWave 3D Group. Spina will work closely with the LightWave 3D Group’s President Rob Powers to lead worldwide sales with strategic marketing and branding, the introduction of new products and technologies, and ongoing business and relationship development.
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LightWave 3D Group Launches New Website and Online Store
The road to SIGGRAPH 2012 begins with the launch of Lightwave3D.com to connect, educate and empower LightWave 3D artists all over the world
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., has launched a new LightWave 3D® website and online store -- the first of many new LightWave-based announcements planned for SIGGRAPH 2012.
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NewTek Announces the LightWave 3D Group – Names Rob Powers Group President
New dedicated business division will accelerate product growth worldwide through advanced software development, strategic partnerships and targeted sales and marketing initiatives
NewTek announced today the creation of the LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., based in Burbank, Calif. The new division will focus on delivering visualization and 3D products for a range of industries—from architecture, computer-aided design and product development to advertising, game development and feature films. NewTek also announced former NewTek VP and Head of 3D Development Rob Powers has been promoted to president of the LightWave 3D Group. Powers will leverage his extensive experience in the visual effects and film production industries to accelerate growth worldwide for the LightWave 3D Group with new product offerings, strategic partnerships, and targeted sales and marketing initiatives.
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Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One Tool
News: Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One ToolAnimator and illustrator Chris O’Riley continues to hone his craft and meet artistic challenges head-on, armed with the latest tools in NewTek’s LightWave 3D
Artist Chris O’Riley can never predict what his next project will be, but he is always certain of one thing: the tool he will use to achieve it. For nearly two decades, he has been tackling various animation and illustration assignments from major news outlets and advertisers, growing and expanding as a digital artist, using NewTek’s LightWave 3D.
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"Red Tails" Delivers Monumental Maneuvers with LightWave
News: "Red Tails" Delivers Monumental Maneuvers with LightWaveRadical 3D pre-visualization artists tap the power of LightWave 3D to deliver impressive aerial combat motion and scene files for "Red Tails", the latest film from George Lucas
The first African-American military aviators to serve in the U.S. armed forces endured and overcame adversity, including racial segregation and discrimination, during World War II to fight in defense of freedom. Despite others’ attempts at denying them their own freedoms, the Tuskegee Airmen risk life and limb to help bring an end to what was to become the deadliest conflict in human history. These trailblazers trained and flew with distinction, achieved success in virtually all their missions, aided in the Allies in victory, and, nearly 70 years later, continue to win accolades.
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Broadcast Minds Discussion Now Available Online; Leaders Cite Social Interaction as Key Driver for the Future of TV
NewTek today announced that its third annual Broadcast Minds™ thought leadership event is now available for viewing on the Web at http://www.newtek.com. The event, which was held in front of a standing-room only 500-person audience on April 16 in Las Vegas, featured an interactive conversation between TWiT.tv founder, Leo Laporte, MTV, Turner Studios, Yamaha Corporation, and actor and Web chat show host Kevin Pollak. Of the themes that emerged during the discussion, one of the most prominent was how social interaction with viewers is now becoming standard for professional live shows produced for the Web.
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Kevin Pollak, Kidd Kraddick, Producers from the New York Giants and Turner Sports to Share Insights on Live Social Video at NAB
NewTek has confirmed that award-winning actor, Kevin Pollak; radio personality, Kidd Kraddick; along with Don Sperling, vice president and executive producer for the New York Giants; and John Servizzi, CEO of Webstream Productions and producer for Turner Broadcasting, will be on stage at the NewTek booth discussing how they use live streaming and social media to engage fans, grow their audiences, build their brands, and increase revenues.
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Lightbeam Systems Delivers up to 2.66 Teraflops of Raw Computing Power in New E5 Series Workstations, Render Nodes and GPU Nodes at NAB 2012
Utilizes latest Intel Xeon processor E5 2600 series, NVIDIA Quadro 6000 and Tesla M series GPUs to achieve ultra high performance for 3D, broadcast and film
Lightbeam Systems®, manufacturers of specialized storage, workstation, and rendering systems for the broadcast, film and visual effects industries, today introduced the Lightbeam E5 series of professional workstations, render nodes and GPU nodes based on the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5 2600 series, NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics, and NVIDIA® Tesla GPUs. Designed to accelerate high-performance computing (HPC) applications such as Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max, NewTek LightWave 3D, Maxon Cinema 4D, Nuke, Adobe Creative Suite, MARI, Mental Ray, V-Ray, V-Ray RT, Final Render and Bunkspeed PRO, the Lightbeam E5 series delivers up to a 10x performance gain over previous-generation computing systems.
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NewTek Delivers SXSW Experience to Fans Everywhere
SXSW, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, Gibson Guitars, GeekBeat Live and TechCrunch use TriCaster™ to deliver live video streams from music, film and interactive festival
NewTek today announced that for the third consecutive year, SXSW and other industry notables will use the company’s live production and streaming solutions to bring the SXSW experience to fans and viewers, over the Web. Leading music and technology brands, and bloggers, including SXSW, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, Gibson Guitars, GeekBeat Live and TechCrunch will use NewTek TriCaster™ to deliver keynotes, events, performances, announcements, interviews, and more from SXSW, March 6-15, 2012.
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NewTek Expands Global Presence with UK Office
New corporate office will serve the needs of distributors, channel partners and customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa
NewTek announced today that the company has opened a corporate office in the United Kingdom. The NewTek office in Windsor, Berkshire will serve as the sales and marketing hub for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). NewTek personnel in the EMEA office will work closely with 3D Storm, the regional distributor, and the reseller channel to provide resources and support to customers throughout the area.
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NewTek Ships LightWave™ 11 Software
News: NewTek Ships LightWave™ 11 SoftwareFrom massive duplication, to realistic forms in flight—studios and artists push boundaries, speed up production, and improve productivity in their 3D pipelines
NewTek is now shipping LightWave™ 11, the latest version of its Emmy® award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software that lets artists broaden their creative exploration. LightWave 11 incorporates many new features, such as instancing, flocking and fracturing tools, flexible Bullet Dynamics, Pixologic™ Zbrush® support, and much more. With its innovative tools and unlimited creative possibilities, LightWave 11 is ideal for all genres of 3D content creation—from film and broadcast visual effects production, to architectural visualization, and game design.
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NewTek Applauds Winners and Nominees of 10th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards
Productions achieve award-winning results with NewTek LightWave 3D®
NewTek congratulates the winners and nominees of the 10th Annual VES Awards for outstanding visual effects artistry in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.
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NewTek Unveils TriCaster™ Certified Operator Program
Live video producers now have resource to locate qualified live production and streaming experts
NewTek today introduced a certified operator program for live video producers who use TriCaster™. Live video production experts can qualify for the program by completing and passing the certified operator exam. The 75-question multiple choice and multiple response exam covers nine skill and knowledge areas. Certified operators will be listed on the NewTek website as live production and streaming professionals who meet the NewTek standards of excellence.
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Top Music Industry Brands Turn to NewTek to Deliver NAMM Experience Live Over the Web
Yamaha, Dean Guitars, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and NAMM use TriCaster™ to produce and deliver live stream from the show floor
NewTek today announced that a range of leading music industry brands including Yamaha, Dean Guitars, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and NAMM will use TriCaster™ to produce and live stream events, demos, announcements, artist interviews and more from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show, January 19-22, 2012. For the third consecutive year, music industry powerhouses have turned to NewTek to bring the NAMM experience to fans and viewers over the Web. Almost a million viewers are expected to tune in over the course of the show – both on-site and from remote locations. NewTek will also be exhibiting at the NAMM Show in booth #1821 Hall E.
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NewTek Congratulates 69th Golden Globe Winner "The Adventures of Tintin"
The 69th Golden Globe awards have been announced and Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s The Adventures of Tintin was a resounding winner for Best Animated Feature Film. NewTek would like to congratulate Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, and the entire crew for their win of the acclaimed award.
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NewTek Appoints Carter Holland Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing
News: NewTek Appoints Carter Holland Executive Vice President, Worldwide MarketingFormer Avid Technology VP of marketing helps company expand global reach
NewTek announced today that Carter Holland has joined the company as executive vice president of worldwide marketing, with responsibility for NewTek’s global brand image and integrated marketing efforts.
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“The X Factor” Uses NewTek to Power Interactive Second Screen Experience
Live pre-show and behind-the-scenes cameras use NewTek TriCaster™ and 3Play™ to deliver VIP access to fans across multiple platforms and mobile devices
NewTek announced today that “The X Factor” uses NewTek TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ portable live production and 3Play™ instant replay systems to power “The X Factor” live pre-show and backstage camera views. The weekly live pre-show is part of “The X Factor” digital, multi-platform fan experience and includes live broadcast, fan interaction through Twitter, Facebook and Skype and delivery to multiple platforms and mobile devices.
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Kickstand Launches Campaign to Make Surface Deformation Software Available to All 3D Artists
Popular StretchMesh Surface Deformation plug-in for Autodesk Maya software moves toward Open Source model
Kickstand, innovators of the popular StretchMesh plug-in for Autodesk Maya software, announced today it has launched a campaign to evolve StretchMesh Surface Deformaton software into Open Source technology.
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All American Games and NewTek Announce the 2012 All-American Video Crew
Four high school seniors have been selected as America’s best video broadcast students, and will serve on the production crew for the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl events
All American Games, producer of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, and NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, today announced the winners of their 2012 All-American Video Crew competition which sought out the best high school video production students in the country. The four students selected will be part of the All-American Video Crew at the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl events during bowl week in San Antonio, January 3-8, 2012. The video crew will be operating the same technology currently in use by MTV, NBA Development League and the New York Giants―the award-winning, NewTek TriCaster™ portable live production system, and 3PLAY™ instant replay system.
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Inhance Digital's 3D artists bring innovative VFX from concept to completion with NewTek LightWave 3D software
News: Inhance Digital's 3D artists bring innovative VFX from concept to completion with NewTek LightWave 3D software
 
Inhance Digital is as unique as the computer graphics (CG) and visual effects (VFX) it delivers. Since its inception in 1997, Inhance Digital has delivered innovative, interactive, and visually compelling marketing and communications campaigns to an impressive list of corporate clients, including global Fortune 500 firms. In 2007, the interactive marketing agency extended its talents, technologies, and techniques to the entertainment market, serving up visual effects, animation, and compositing projects for commercials, television programs, and feature films.
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SynthEyes 2011.1 Helps You See Straight!
Adds New Lens Grid Analysis and Scene Placement Tools
Andersson Technologies LLC has shipped SynthEyes 2011.1, with this latest build adding yet more features to the ground-breaking product first introduced a year ago. Here are some of the highlights of the new release, compared to the original SynthEyes 2011.
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NewTek Expands Professional Video Product Support with ProTek℠ Program
NewTek has expanded its customer service program to include ProTek℠, a tiered support plan for the TriCaster™ line of portable live production systems and 3Play™ line of instant replay devices.
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Big South Conference Relies on NewTek TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ to Produce and Stream Men’s and Women’s Basketball
Conference upgrades to HD portable live production systems for launch of basketball season
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, announced today that the Big South Conference has upgraded its live streaming capabilities with the addition of 12 TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ HD portable live production systems. With conference play beginning the first of December, the Big South will use the new HD TriCasters to produce and live stream all men’s and women’s home basketball games, and will continue to use TriCaster as the heart of their streaming operations in the sports seasons to follow.
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NewTek's LightWave 11
NewTek has unveiled version 11 of its professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering software, LightWave, with new features developed to answer the needs of creative professionals in cinema and television.
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NewTek 3Play™ 425 Ships, Making HD Instant Replay Accessible to All
New four-in, two-out, 2U replay system delivers a revolutionary price-performance value to producers
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today announced the availability of 3Play™ 425, a four-input, two-output, slow motion system that supports the simultaneous display, recording and instant replay of all channels.
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Leading Comics Use NewTek TriCaster™ to Produce and Live Stream Global Fundraising Effort
November 16, 2011 Transforming the World Through Comedy launches their inaugural event streamed live from New York, Chicago and Los Angeles
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, announced today that the NewTek TriCaster™ portable live production system will be used to produce and live stream the Transforming the World Through Comedy (TWTComedy) inaugural event.
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NewTek Unveils LightWave 11
News: NewTek Unveils LightWave 113D animation software boasts powerful new features like instancing, flocking and fracturing tools, flexible Bullet Dynamics options, Pixologic ZBrush support, and more
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, today announced NewTek LightWave™ 11, a powerful new version of its Emmy® Award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software. LightWave 11 fits into any studio pipeline seamlessly, offering support for Autodesk Geometry Cache and FBX, including pixel-perfect camera matching with Autodesk Maya cameras. It also supports the Unity game engine and Pixologic GoZ ZBrush workflow, making it ideal for all production environments, including smaller specialized studios and individual artists.
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NewTek to Host Free Instant Replay Webcast
Find out how to enhance your live production with NewTek 3Play™
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, is hosting a free webcast to showcase their slow motion instant replay systems, 3Play™ 820 and 3Play 425. This informational webcast will be streamed live on Thursday, November 3rd at 2pm CT, on the NewTek Facebook page.
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NewTek Honors Emmy® Winning Visual Effects Artists at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Actor Jeri Ryan and special guest Dick Van Dyke join industry icons and VFX artists on November 10, 2011 to celebrate amazing work created by NewTek LightWave™ artists
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, announced today Emmy® winning, NewTek LightWave 3D® visual effects artists will be honored at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Hollywood on Thursday, November 10, 2011. Actor Jeri Ryan, having achieved cult status early in her career as the character Seven of Nine in the hit series, “Star Trek: Voyager,” will host the evening. She will be joined by special guest, Dick Van Dyke, to celebrate the numerous Primetime Emmy Award-winning visual effects created with LightWave 3D software.
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HD Instant Replay Now Within Reach for Producers at All Levels
NewTek 3Play™ 425, full HD four-input, two-output, 2U solution delivers affordable network-quality, slow motion instant replay capabilities
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today introduced 3Play™ 425, a four-input, two-output, slow motion system that supports the simultaneous display, recording and instant replay of up to four video sources. NewTek 3Play 425, a compact, turnkey solution, provides in-game highlights authoring on-the-fly to producers looking for a serious, professional replay system.
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Pixomondo Relies on LightWave™ to Bring Dinosaurs to Life in "Terra Nova"
NewTek LightWave Delivers Final Pixels Onscreen in Hundreds of VFX Shots for Spielberg's "Terra Nova"
The two-hour premiere of Steven Spielberg’s highly anticipated "Terra Nova" television series, which aired Monday September 26, 2011 on Fox Television, brings visually astounding science-fiction to prime time television once again—and NewTek LightWave™ software played a key role in the delivery.
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NewTek Adds Apple® AirPlay® Mobile Device Support Across the HD TriCaster™ Line
Free TriCaster update allows iPad, iPod, iPhone, Mac and all AirPlay apps to serve as live video/audio sources for HD portable live production systems
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today introduced the TriCaster™ Rev. 3 software update. The new software provides the ability for HD TriCaster systems to work directly with video and audio from any Apple® AirPlay®-enabled device or application. With instant wireless support for two simultaneous AirPlay sources, devices such as an iPad®, iPod®, iPhone® and Mac® can serve as direct inputs to the TriCaster system in use.
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NewTek Showcases Hardware Control Surface for New TriCaster™ 450 Series
TriCaster 450 CS provides physical interface to 14-channel HD portable live production systems
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today announced the TriCaster™ 450 CS, a hardware control surface for the new TriCaster 450 series of HD portable live production systems. The
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NewTek Ships TriCaster™ 450, Making HD Portable Live Production More Accessible with New Lower Cost, Slimmer System
TriCaster 450 series packs robust, 14-channel HD live production into 2U rack mount system
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today introduced TriCaster™ 450 EXTREME™ and TriCaster 450. The latest addition to the TriCaster line of portable live production systems, the
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NewTek Enhances Portable Live Production Workflow with New TriCaster™ 850 TW
New control surface provides easier operation of TriCaster’s Media Player, along with instant replay capabilities
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, premiered the NewTek TriCaster™ 850 TW control surface for the high definition (HD) line TriCaster of portable live production systems. TriCaster 850 TW may be used as a companion to the TriCaster 850 CS control surface and provides complete control over the system media players, as well as instant replay functions.
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The Secret Weapon: How 3D Artist David Ridlen Uses DAZ 3D Tools and Assets to Speed and Strengthen Modeling Workflows
The modeling process is known for taking significant time and money, but as 3D professional David Ridlen has proven time and time again, it doesn’t always have to be the case.
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DIY Network Gives Adam Carolla a Hi-Tech Makeover with NewTek TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™
Lifestyle-technology expert, Janna Robinson, and her team upgrade Adam Carolla’s ACE Broadcasting studio to HD on “Hollywood Hi-Tech,” August 17th
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, announced today that DIY Network’s “Hollywood Hi-Tech” program will feature Adam Carolla’s ACE Broadcasting studio, which its host and crew have upgraded to HD. The centerpiece of the hi-tech makeover is NewTek TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ portable live production system. Tune into DIY Network on Wednesday, August 17th at 9:30pm ET/PT to see the premiere of the Adam Carolla “Hollywood Hi-Tech” episode.
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FunGoPlay—World’s First Virtual Sports Theme Park—Built with NewTek LightWave™ 10
Innovative gaming company FunGoPlay.com counts on LightWave 10 software to build a groundbreaking 3D gaming experience for children
An estimated one in three children in America today is overweight or obese, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). To help combat the growing epidemic, FunGoPlay.com has opened the world’s first virtual sports theme park—an innovative online sports world that bridges the gap between online gaming and physical activity among children. FunGoPlay artists relied on NewTek LightWave™ 10 software to create and deliver everything from eye-catching imagery and 3D elements, to customizable assets and interactive environments.
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NewTek Ships Revolutionary 3Play™ 820 10-Channel HD Slow Motion Replay System
Portable model offers unprecedented performance and value for delivery of the most intense and engaging live productions
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today announced the shipment of 3Play™ 820, a 10-channel (eight-in, two-out), slow motion system that supports the simultaneous display, recording, and instant replay of up to eight video streams, each with up to quad channel audio.
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NewTek Releases LightWave™ 10.1 with New Stereoscopic Features and Interactive Production Workflow
Advancements deliver robust stereoscopic camera rig and VPR functionality, better import and export capabilities, new Skin Shader node, and more
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, announced LightWave™ 10.1, the latest version of its Emmy® Award-winning 3D modeling, animation, visual effects and rendering software, is now available. With powerful advanced modeling and animation tools designed to integrate into any production pipeline, LightWave 10.1 offers a new off-axis stereoscopic camera rig option, improved Viewport Preview Renderer (VPR), advanced import and export capabilities, including MDD and integrated Autodesk® Geometry Cache support, a new Skin Shader node, and more. Artists count on the features of LightWave to deliver stunning results.
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NewTek TriCaster™ to Produce and Stream the 2011 MISS TEEN USA® Pageant Presented Exclusively Online
Historic live stream expected to attract hip, Web-savvy audience, bypass traditional broadcast TV constraints, and reduce production costs
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, is partnering with the Miss Universe Organization (MUO) to produce and stream the 2011 MISS TEEN USA® pageant to be presented worldwide, via the Internet.
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Update for NewTek LightWave 3D® from the NewTek 3D Development Group
In early 2009, NewTek introduced a new direction for LightWave 3D® software called CORE technology. The CORE technology initiative represented a new, unified 3D application that would allow artists and TDs to model, animate, and render on a next generation platform.
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NewTek TriCaster™ Delivers Digitas’ The NewFront 2011 Conference Experience to Global Audience
NewTek TriCaster™, HD portable live production system, will be used to produce and live stream the annual online brand content marketplace, The NewFront 2011, presented by Digitas. In its fourth year, The NewFront is the premier event of Internet Week New York, a festival celebrating the thriving Internet industry and community.
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NewTek Ships TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ Ahead of Schedule
Breakthrough HD portable live production system with simultaneous eight channel, multi-track, multi-format recording technology, redefines what HD live production systems can do
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today announced the company is shipping the award-winning TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ a full quarter before expected. The new and highly anticipated HD portable live production system blurs the lines between live and post production.
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Hollywood Helps Alabama Tornado Relief (@HHAlabamaTR) LIVE 4hr Webcast
Alabama was devastated with tornadoes on April 27, 2011, the deadliest "tornado day" in the United States since 1925. The storm footage in Tuscaloosa had people glued to their TV's, but so many areas around the state were hit almost as hard and are still in shambles. As the weeks have passed, total destruction of entire neighborhoods is still visible. Market shelves have been bare and many across the state are still without power.
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NewTek LightWave 3D® Receives Prestigious Computer Graphics World Silver Edge Award
LightWave™ 10.1 is recognized as an NAB best of show product for added stereo capabilities and Viewport Preview Renderer enhancements
(San Antonio, Texas--May 6, 2011) NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and portable live production systems, today announced that LightWave™ 10.1 has received a Computer Graphics World magazine Silver Edge Award for industry-changing technology exhibited at NAB 2011, in Las Vegas.
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NewTek Announces “TriCaster™-A-Day Giveaway” Winners
Thousands of NAB attendees entered daily drawings to win one of four HD portable live production systems
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, congratulates the winners of their TriCaster™-A-Day Giveaway, the company’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show promotion. At NAB 2011, NewTek gave away four NewTek TriCaster 850 portable live production systems, valued at over $100,000.
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All American Games and NewTek Search for Best Video Production Students in the U.S.
High school students compete for a position on the All-American Video Crew for the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl
All American Games, producer of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, and NewTek, a worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, announce their second annual search for the best high school video production students in the country to form the "All-American Video Crew" at the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.
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NewTek Integrates Apple® Mobile Device Support Into TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™
iPad®, iPod®, iPhone®, Mac® and all AirPlay® Apps can serve as live video/audio sources for new HD portable live production system
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today announced that the new TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™ provides out-of-the-box, the ability to work directly with video and audio from any Apple® AirPlay®-enabled device and App. With instant wireless support for two simultaneous AirPlay sources, devices such as an iPad®, iPod®, iPhone® and Mac® can serve as direct inputs to the TriCaster 850 EXTREME.
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NewTek Launches Game-Changing Replay System
3Play™ 820, 10-channel HD slow motion replay system in a 4U rack mount sets a new industry benchmark
NewTek, worldwide leader in portable live production and 3D animation systems, today announced the launch of NewTek 3Play™ 820, a 10-channel (eight-in, two-out), slow motion system that supports the simultaneous display, recording, and instant replay of up to eight video streams, each with up to quad channel audio. Utilizing proprietary NewTek IsoCorder™ technology, the eight-input, two-out 3Play 820 offers a revolutionary price-performance value, which retails at a fraction of the price of current four-input, two-out devices on the market.
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NewTek Reveals LightWave™ 10.1 Stereoscopic Camera and Interactive Production Workflow Enhancements at NAB 2011
Software enhancements deliver greater stereoscopic camera rig and VPR functionality, better import and export capabilities, a new Skin material node, and more
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, will showcase NewTek LightWave™ 10.1, the latest version of its Emmy® Award-winning 3D software, at NAB 2011 in Las Vegas. With advanced modeling and animation tools built to integrate into any production pipeline, LightWave 10.1 delivers new capabilities for 3D artists, such as a new off-axis stereoscopic camera rig option, an improved Viewport Preview Renderer (VPR), more powerful import and export capabilities with FBX, MDD, and integrated Autodesk Geometry Cache support, a new Skin material node, and more. Visit NewTek (booth SL4514) during NAB, April 11-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, to see the latest advancements in LightWave software.
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NewTek Introduces Third-Party Video Developer Program at NAB 2011
New Software Development Kit provides developers with essential tools to integrate and enhance NewTek’s video products
NewTek, worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, today announced the debut of their Video SDK (Software Development Kit) Program, designed to provide support and access to a series of NewTek SDKs. Third-party developers will now be able to tap into the power of proprietary NewTek iVGA™, LiveSet™ and DataLink™ technologies. The program also includes the ability to access add-on plug-in architecture and support for remote control through a TCP/IP communication link.
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NewTek Promotes Chuck Silber to Chief Operating Officer
News: NewTek Promotes Chuck Silber to Chief Operating OfficerNewTek, worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, today announced that Chuck Silber has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Previously, Silber was the senior vice president of Sales at NewTek. In his new role, Silber will oversee all customer contact departments including Sales, Marketing, Strategic Development, Content Development, and Customer and Support Services.
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NewTek Brings Together Adam Carolla, Leo Laporte, Mark Fratto and Steve Hellmuth at NAB Show 2011
Industry’s top broadcast minds share profit-building strategies for webcasting
NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will present the second annual “Broadcast Minds” event at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. Some of the most successful digital media influencers in the industry will discuss how to succeed in the new television landscape.
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NewTek to Give Away $100,000 in Prizes at NAB 2011
Four lucky show attendees will win a TriCaster™ HD portable live production system
NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will give away four TriCaster™ TCXD850 HD portable live production systems as part of its TriCaster-A-Day Giveaway at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show.
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Safe Harbor Launches Giveaway Promo
Sponsored by Next Limit Technologies, Luxology, NewTek, and Safe Harbor Computers, we are giving away a 3D pot of ‘software gold’ to a few lucky people! Save some serious green this March while adding professional tools to your workflow.
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Live Webcasters Rely on NewTek TriCaster™ Throughout SXSW 2011
Watch NewTek’s latest HD portable live production products in action
NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, will showcase its latest TriCaster™ portable live production products at booth #314 from March 14-17 at SXSW 2011.
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NewTek Releases TriCaster™ Virtual Set Editor
New application lets users personalize their HD production with customizable sets
NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, releases NewTek TriCaster™ Virtual Set Editor (VSE), which allows TriCaster TCXD850 and TriCaster TCXD300 users to customize TriCaster high definition (HD) virtual sets to fit their production needs. TriCaster Virtual Set Editor will be showcased on the main stage of NewTek booth E20 at the Broadcast Video Expo 2011, February 15-17, in London.
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LightWave™ Artists Win Visual Effects Society 2011 Award for "Caprica”
VES 2011 award winners and nominees count on NewTek LightWave™
NewTek, a worldwide leader of 3D animation and video products, applauds the 2011 Visual Effects Society (VES) award-winners and nominees that count on NewTek LightWave™ to deliver groundbreaking visual effects tools for broadcast and film.
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